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The 2,128 Native American Mascots People Aren't Talking About
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, sports, team mascots, society, ethics, education, rights, freedoms, culture, abuse, children, media, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - fivethirtyeight.com
While we've been consumed by the debate about the Washington Redskins, we've overlooked thousands of team names and mascots depicting Native Americans, often stereotypically.
Ted Nugent Mocks 'Unclean Dipsh*t' Native Americans: Whites 'Stole Their Land' Is 'Bullsh*t'
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, rights, freedoms, Ted Nugent, society, ethics, celebrity, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 44 days ago - rawstory.com
Conservative rocker Ted Nugent on Thursday lashed out at Native Americans who protested one of his South Dakota concerts, calling them "stinkyass unclean dipsh*t protestors."
Oklahoma Governor's Daughter Mocks Native American Protesters With 'War Dance' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Native Americans, ethics, culture, society, rights, celebrity, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 145 days ago - rawstory.com
Republican Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin this week apologized after her daughter mocked Native Americans with a "war dance," and her boyfriend directed an offensive middle finger gesture at them.
Change the MASKOT Name ! - PLEASE SIGN !!
Society & Culture  (tags: SUPER BOWL, SUPERBOWL ADS, WASHINGTON REDSKINS, NATIVE AMERICANS, MASKOT, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, ethics, humanrights, culture, americans, history, society, sports, education )

Angelika
- 229 days ago - front.moveon.org
The Super Bowl Ad You Didn't See Sign the petition if you support a name change for the Washington Redskins.
Here's An Ad About R--Skins That Its Makers Don't Have the Money to Show During Sunday's Superbowl (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Native Americans, ethics, rights, sports, society, culture, humans )

Carrie
- 232 days ago - dailykos.com
That wonderful video, "Proud to Be," was released by the National Congress of American Indians just in time for the Super Bowl in its effort to eliminate the offensive R--skins from the national vocabulary and let people know that we Indians are not...
10 Thanksgiving Myths Dispelled
Society & Culture  (tags: Thanksgiving, holiday, Native Americans, pilgrims, food, society, culture, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 352 days ago - todayifoundout.com
So who actually celebrated the first Thanksgiving? Were the Native Americans invited? What about all those pilgrims we see in depictions of the first Thanksgiving?
Supreme Court Ruling Perpetuates The Oppression Of Native Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: assimilation, Baby Veronica, boarding schools, Indian Child Welfare Act, Indian rights, Native Americans, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court )

Judy
- 442 days ago - mintpressnews.com
In a recent child custody case, the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to side with a 3-year-old child's adoptive parents over the legal claim of her biological father. One justice called it "heartbreaking."
Chiefs Declare Keystone XL Consultation Meeting Invalid, Walk Out on State Department Officials
Society & Culture  (tags: Keystone XL, Native Americans, , Rapid City, South Dakota, Treaty Rights, DOS, environment, culture )

Angelika
- 489 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
"On this historic day of May 16, 2013, ten sovereign Indigenous nations maintain that the proposed TransCanada/Keystone XL pipeline does not serve the national interest and in fact would be detrimental not only to the collected sovereigns but all future
Wounded Knee Historic Site Now For Sale On the Open Market
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous land, historic site, justice, Wounded Knee, Native Americans, crime, family, government, americans, violence, ethics )

Nancy
- 505 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The May 1 deadline came and went without a word from the Oglala Sioux Tribe, so James Czywczynski, who owns the site of the Wounded Knee massacre, has put the land on the open market.
Can We Honor Native American Day By Doing Something About the Suicide Crisis?
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, Native Americans, health, suicide rate, politics )

Cal
- 722 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Native Americans have the highest suicide rate of any ethnic group in the country, and suffer particularly among youth suicide deaths.
Stand Behind UN Call To Protect Native American Land ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, native americans, land, environment )

Cher
- 867 days ago - forcechange.com
After a twelve day mission to assess the state of Native American land, UN special rapporteur James Anaya has called for the restoration of native land and rights across the country. He encountered universal sentiment from tribal peoples in seven
October 10 Is Native American Day in South Dakota
Society & Culture  (tags: native american rights, Native Americans, Columbus Day, history, rights, news, politics, society, culture, law, government )

Cal
- 1077 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In 1989, the South Dakota legislature, after a proposal by Governor George S. Mickelson, changed Columbus Day to Native American day, to honor the more than 70,000 American Indian residents in the state.
GOOD NEWS! Department of the Interior Provides Information to Native Americans Tracing Their Ancestry
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, Native Americans, politics, humans, culture, GoodNews, government, family, news, goodnews )

Cal
- 1116 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The U.S. Department of the Interior has a webpage dedicated to offering helpful tips and information on tracing Native American ancestry.
'Smiling Indians' Depicts A Lighter Side Of Native Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, photography, indigenous cultures, American history, historical tribute, cultural perspective, art, social mores, smiles, smiling )

Rooibos
- 1291 days ago - npr.org
Native American Red Corn sought to create a new visual of his culture. The result is his video, Smiling Indians. The video is four minutes long, and its smiles range from a self-conscious grin to a full-on belly laugh.
Native American Comic Book: Project By Jon Proudstar
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Culture, children, education, freedoms, family, interesting, humans, rights, ethics, society )

Kat
- 1296 days ago - kickstarter.com
Tribal Force is the first Native American Super heroes in comic book in the history of the United States! Originally published in 1996 Tribal Force was well received by fans within and outside of Native country! "It is extremely important for our youth...
 

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